U.S. shuttle Atlantis lands at Kennedy Space Center
U.S. space shuttle Atlantis landed safely at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Friday, ending an 11-day mission of delivering a stockpile of spare parts for the orbiting International Space Station, Xinhua reported.
According to NASA TV, the shuttle touched down at 9:44 a.m. EDT (1444 GMT).
Atlantis lifted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Nov. 16. During its mission, astronauts wrapped up three spacewalks to install antennas, science experiments, cargo mounts and other tasks.